Optimal Tread Wear and Superb Grip With The Continental 225/45R17 Tire The Continental Extreme Contact DWS 225/45R17 tire is an outstanding ultra-high performance all-season tire for the driver that desires remarkable grip on dry, wet or snow-covered roads. You will appreciate the extreme comfort and exceptional tread life of this tire. The driver-friendly tread wear indicators alert you of this tire's performance level in the snow and on wet or dry roads to ensure it is tuned for optimal performance. This Continental 225/45R17 tire has a distinctive chamfered edge that provides first-rate performance when the roadways are dry. This technology provides you with enhanced handling, better acceleration grip as well as improved braking conditions. You have the advantage chamfered pattern edges and solid outer shoulder that provide maximum surface contact and enhanced traction. This tire features a high void to tread ratio and enhanced groove curvature that is effective at water evacuation, providing you with exceptional handling on wet roads.